30 juin 2017

David Ghezelbash at Masterpiece London 2017

  Statue depicting a nude young man, probably Apollon. White marble. Roman, 2nd century A.D. H.: 72,3 cm. David Ghezelbash, Stand D 20 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Oscillum depicting a theatre mask, on one side and a head of satyre on the other. White Marble. Roman, 1st-2nd century. H.: 19 cm. David Ghezelbash, Stand D 20 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Zoomorphic vase depicting a frog, probably the Goddess Heket. Mottled limestone and gold (handles). Egypt, Predynastic Period, end of Nagada... [Lire la suite]

16 avril 2017

Charles Ede at TEFAF New York Spring 2017

Faliscan olla with incised decoration, Circa 600 BC. Pottery. Height 38 cm. Photo courtesy Charles Ede. Provenance: Dr W. Rosenbaum-Kroeber (1894-1984), Ascona, Switzerland; acquired prior to 1970; private collection, Brensbach, Germany; thence by descent. Painted jar with four lug handles, Egypt, Predynastic Period, Naqada II, circa 3500-3200 BC. Pottery. Height 20 cm. Photo courtesy Charles Ede. Provenance: Giancarlo Ligabue (1931-2015), Venice, Italy. A ripple flake... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2017

Phoenix Ancient Art. Stand 8v. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

Conical Parade helmet, Urartian, 9th-8th century BC. Bronze. H 30 cm. Courtesy Phoenix Ancient Art Relief decoration in repoussé of giant serpents with animal heads inclining downwards as if to protect the royal figures facing each other in the central heraldic composition, incised on each side of the winged sun disk of Shamash next to the Tree of Life. Around the band are smaller devotional figures. The iconography reflects Assyrian art, and the cultural exchanges of the time. Almost entirely... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2016

Cahn International AG at TEFAF 2016

Lug-handled jar with flamingoes. Egypt, Predynastic Period, Naqada II, ca. 3500-3300 B.C. H. 19.1 cm. Cahn International AG at TEFAF 2016. © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Clay, reddish glaze. Conically tapered jar with three pierced lug handles on the shoulder, decorated on both sides with a group of nine stylized flamingoes, marching one behind the other to the right. Arranged concentrically around the moulded rim are four zigzag lines, while a further seven hang down in concentric semicircles on two sides of the... [Lire la suite]